- Juris Doctorate, Southern University Law Center
- Master of Business Administration, Metropolitan State University
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Northwestern State University
- Licensed Attorney, Louisiana and Minnesota
- Moot Court Board, Southern University Law Center
- The Journal of Race, Gender & Poverty Publication, Southern University Law Center
- The American Trial Lawyers Association Mock trial team, Southern University Law Center
LaToya Jones Burrell joined our faculty at North Central University in 2015. As of May 2019, she also serves as Dean of Academic Assessment and Accreditation. She attended Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana, where she earned her bachelor’s degree, with honors, in Business Administration. She went on to earn her law degree, graduating in the top of her class, from Southern University Law Center. During law school, she was involved in several organizations, including the Moot Court Board, the Journal of Race, Gender & Poverty, and the American Trial Lawyers Association’s Mock trial team. She has practiced law for several years and is licensed to practice law in both Louisiana and Minnesota. Her practice areas have included bankruptcy, personal injury, workers compensation, mass torts, and complex litigation.
Professor Burrell also earned her Master’s Degree in Business Administration, where she earned a perfect 4.0 and received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award. She has served as an Academic Counselor and Adjunct Professor of Law at Southern University Law Center. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law and at Hamline University in the Legal Studies Department. Additionally, she has served as a Career Strategist at the University of St. Thomas, School of Law. She has a passion for teaching, coaching, and mentoring others.
LaToya is married to Gregory and has two sons, Grayson and Garrison. She lives in Minneapolis, MN and loves spending time with her family.